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Fun Facts About Laying Hens

Fun Facts About Laying Hens

 

-There are more chickens on earth than people – 25 billion.

 

- There are also more chickens than any other bird species.

 

-Chickens can remember over 100 different faces of people or animals.

 

-A mother hen turns her eggs about 50 times per day, and can lay more than 300 eggs per year.

 

-The record number of eggs laid by a chicken in one day is 7. The record number for eggs laid by a chicken in one year is 371.

 

-An egg develops at 88 degrees Fahrenheit, and is laid at 105 degrees.

 

-Chickens were domesticated in Southern China around 8,000 years ago in 6000 B.C.

 

-The color of the egg depends on the chickens earlobes. Red ear lobed chickens lay brown eggs, while white ear lobed chickens lay white eggs.

 

-Chickens can taste saltiness, but not sweetness.

 

-A hen has to eat about four pounds of feed to make one dozen eggs.

 

-The earliest known printing of “Why did the chicken cross the road?” was in 1847 in a New York Magazine.

 

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